Monthly Archives: May 2013

WONDERS NEVER CEASE -[I don’t know where the ‘w’ got to yesterday!]

A British bank holiday weekend with wall-to-wall sunshine! Granted it followed the most horrific thunder/rain storms our Weather can throw at us, but gratefully not as bad as some have had it. We have been down to East Sussex to … Continue reading

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ONE DOWN – ONE TO GO

A very short post today, I have a long list of sewing jobs waiting to be done. Carrying on from yesterday’s post, the first glove is finished and one finger of the second started. As can be seen it looks … Continue reading

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THE THINGS YOU SEE….

I can amuse myself for quite a while thinking up these mad titles to my posts. At first glance perhaps the title doesn’t quite fit, but stick with it. I once knew someone who when they saw something remarkable would … Continue reading

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NO-GNOME-DAY

Even quicker update – Abigail has just rung to say Gnome Day has been cancelled!!** and I have just made two pairs of baggy blue trousers. Never mind it gave me something new to think about, I can now stop … Continue reading

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NO PLACE LIKE GNOME

Just a very quick update – I am busy making gnome costumes for Jacob and Carrie – seemingly for the Great British GnomeFest [no, I made that up]. It is for their school, who are going to take a picture … Continue reading

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HEY JUDE!

I have been busy making a little shirt for my  great grandson Jude, who is a gorgeous red head and just two years old. He is a busy little lad with bundles of energy. This is the plaid fabric I … Continue reading

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THE BEST ISN’T ALWAYS BETTER.

We are always told to listen to our Mothers, and as a Mother of five girls I am not about to dispute that.  However, sometimes we have to modify that advice based on experience. Always “to buy the best you … Continue reading

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